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Senior Engineer - Dev Ops

Job Title Senior Engineer - Dev Ops
Location Technopark, Trivandrum (Remote option available)
Type of Contract Full Time - Permanent
Hours 45 hours per week, working Monday - Friday
Package Competitive; depends on experience and skill

Do you have a proven track record of automating cloud infrastructure for serverless and containerized applications? Does the opportunity to proactively drive innovation, with new ideas and options made available by new technology and process excite you? If you enjoy a challenge and are looking for an opportunity that you can really make your own, using your knowledge of integration technologies and patterns, including queuing and messaging technologies, this could be the role you’ve been waiting for!

Alamy is an ecommerce and technology business that sells stock images, footage and live news imagery to customers around the world. It’s a truly exciting time at Alamy, our business is growing, and we are continually working towards expanding our reach.

We want to continue creating a business we can be proud of. To make this happen, we need brilliant people who are passionate and think differently. At the heart of Alamy are a group of people who care about what we do and doing it really well. We’re always ready to adapt to new situations and challenges to ensure that Alamy continues to provide excellent service and a unique product. We’re ethical, believe in having a work life balance and have a lot of passion for our product!

Our Values: Work with integrity Collaboration Accountability Respect each other Strive for better

Your responsibilities involve (but not limited to) the following –

  • Building high quality, scalable, resilient and performant product and services that meet business needs
  • Effectively developing and managing CI/CD pipelines and DevOps tool chain
  • Collaborating on software and systems architecture
  • Leading on automation – whether that’s release automation, deployment pipelines or testing, working with all stakeholders to help drive improvements and efficiencies in our delivery
  • Working with Product, Technology and Business Stakeholders to help drive simple, efficient solution design, development and delivery
  • Collaborate at all levels across Technology and Product (within and outside of a squad) to ensure delivery of products that meets business and customer needs
  • Collaborate with members of IT Services to ensure that Product solutions are appropriately transitioned into operational and engineered for cost/resource efficiency
  • Participate in regular circle-based events (e.g. workshops) that enable cross-squad learning and development

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team and collaboration in previous roles
  • High level of emotional intelligence and experience of interacting with people from all different levels of a business, from the most junior member of a team all the way up to executive level colleagues
  • Demonstrable experience of high quality, iterative delivery of products that meet business needs, whilst also demonstrating exceptional levels of conduct and professionalism
  • Demonstrable experience of the design and implementation of scalable solutions, utilising best practice design patterns and architecture, such as microservices
  • Expertise in cloud platforms and infrastructure including AWS and GCP, alongside Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Serverless Framework
  • Demonstrable experience in CI/CD pipelines and DevOps toolchains, such as Jenkins, GitHub Actions and CircleCI
  • Thorough experience of working with event driven or serverless technologies, e.g. Lambda
  • Thorough experience of working with containerisation technologies and orchestration platforms, e.g. Docker and Kubernetes
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to confidently articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences (including senior managers), and lead discussions both within and outside of the Technology space
  • Thorough understanding of networking and distributed systems, web technologies/protocols and end to end performance
  • Strong working knowledge of integration technologies and patterns, including queuing, and messaging technologies (e.g. AWS SQS/SNS/StepFunctions)
  • Thorough experience of working with persistence & database storage (e.g. Relational, NoSQL) and search technologies (e.g. Solr, ElasticSearch)
  • Strong understanding of the principles of Agile working patterns and frameworks (e.g.Scrum/Kanban)
  • Able to confidently apply practices and principals across multiple business areas
  • A passion and desire for learning, technology and delivering quality products

Want to know more and think you’ll fit in? Let us know by applying today!

We will be considering candidates as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st March 2021, however, due to an anticipated great response, we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the specified date.